Clarence Hurtle MCGUINNESS

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MCGUINNESS, Clarence Hurtle

Service Number: 4568
Enlisted: 2 October 1916, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 32nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Langhorne Creek, South Australia, 1 December 1892
Home Town: Tooperang, Alexandrina, South Australia
Schooling: Langhorne Creek Public School
Occupation: Fisherman
Died: Killed in Action, Polygon Wood, Belgium, 28 September 1917, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Hooge Crater Cemetery
Plot XI, Row J, Grave No.3 (reburial)
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Meadows War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

2 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4568, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Adelaide, South Australia
16 Dec 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4568, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
16 Dec 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4568, 32nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Adelaide
28 Sep 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4568, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
Date unknown: Involvement 32nd Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Biography

Brother: 5619 Pte Horace Victor McGUINNESS, 27th Bn, killed in action, 1 March 1917.

Brother:4330 Laurence Anderson McGUINNESS, 32nd Bn,returned to Australia 10 January 1918

Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Clarence Hurtle McGUINNESS was born in Langhorne Creek, South Australia on 1st December, 1892

His parents were Thomas James McGUINNESS and Susan CHILTON

He married Miriam Violet MITCHELL in South Australia in 1916